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Amazon Wind Farm in North Carolina

Recent advances in wind energy technology have made wind energy an economic and reliable source of power throughout the Southeast. The first coastal wind farm to be built in the Southeast, called…

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Promising Trends Emerging for U.S. Offshore Wind

A report released earlier this year shows very promising trends for the declining cost of offshore wind energy.

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MLGW Board nears decision, TVA's offer fails to impress

MLGW's Board of Directors will consider the next step in evaluating alternative supply options on August 19: issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide power. TVA has issued an ultimatum: issue…

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Florida electric planning process will continue over-reliance on gas, expose Floridians to higher costs and risks, and fail to address climate crisis

Every year, regulated Florida utilities file a Ten Year Site Plan (TYSP) with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). These plans are viewed as the equivalent of Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs) done…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Roy Cooper, the current Governor and Democratic nominee for North Carolina's Governor. Also in this series we profile Dan Forest, the current…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for North Carolina Governor Dan Forest

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Dan Forest, the current Lieutenant Governor and Republican nominee for North Carolina's Governor. Also in this series we profile Roy Cooper, the current…

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TVA Board Firings and a Time of Reckoning for Memphis

This blog post was written by Damon Moglen, SACE contractor.  In a widening scandal, President Trump fired the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board Chair, James “Skip” Thompson, and a Board Member, Richard…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for US Senate from Georgia Jon Ossoff

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jon Ossoff, the Democratic nominee for Georgia’s Class II U.S. Senate seat. Also in this series we profile David Perdue, the Republican…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for US Senate from Georgia David Perdue

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of David Perdue, the Republican nominee for Georgia’s Class II U.S. Senate seat. Also in this series we profile Jon Ossoff, the Democratic…

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VW settlement funds spark string of North Carolina electrification projects

This blog was written by Michelle Allen, Political Affairs Program Coordinator for the Environmental Defense Fund. It originally appeared on the EDF blog, Energy Exchange, on July 30, 2020 and is reprinted…